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Amendment To Canon I

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official816
Date
1989 June 15-23
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 39
Date
1989 June 15-23
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 39
Mover
Rev. R.E. Jensen
Seconder
Rt. Rev. A. Goodings
Prologue
Moved by: Rev. R.E. Jensen
Seconded by: Rt. Rev. A. Goodings
That Canon I be repealed and replaced with the following:
The name of the Church is in English, "The Anglican Church of Canada", and in French, "L'Eglise anglicane du Canada".
Motion to refer
Moved by: Rt. Rev. J.A. Baycroft
Seconded by: Ven. P.R. Coffin
That this General Synod refer the above Amendment to Canon I to the National Executive Council, together with the Memorials on this subject from the Dioceses of Quebec and Montreal. DEFEATED
The Prolocutor suspended debate on this motion in order to acknowledge a scheduled Order of the Day. Further debate on the Amendment to Canon I was rescheduled for Monday afternoon, June 19, 1989. (See page 30.)
Debate resumed on the following resolution (see page 27).
Text
That Canon I be repealed and replaced with the following:
The name of the Church is in English, "The Anglican Church of Canada", and in French, "L'Eglise anglicane du Canada".
The motion was put and CARRIED Act 39
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Constitution. Canon I
Anglican Church of Canada - Name
Anglican Church of Canada - Name in French
Eglise anglicane du Canada
Anglicans, French-speaking - Canada
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French/English Project

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official1171
Date
1977 August
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 67
Date
1977 August
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 67
Mover
The Rev. J.A. Baycroft
Seconder
The Very Rev. R.H. Hobbs
Text
That in translating into French the name of the Church, "The Anglican Church of Canada", to ensure uniformity it is agreed that the designation be "L'Eglise Episcopale du Canada". CARRIED ACT 67
Notes
[See also Memorial 19 to General Synod entitled "French Sub-Title - Anglican Church of Canada" from the Diocese of Ottawa on p. 178 of the 1977 Journal of Proceedings.
Text of Memorial 19:
(i) Diocese of Ottawa
That the recommendation from Clarendon Deanery regarding the sub-title of the Anglican Church of Canada with "L'Eglise Episcopal du Quebec" be received and forwarded with supporting documentation to General Synod for study and action.
Note: Supporting Information
After some discussion of what would be an adequate alternate French name for our Anglican Church, we, the Deanery Clericus of Clarendon, move that permission be given to use the phrase "L'Eglise Episcopale au Quebec" as a French alternative. We also recommend that you accept this alternate title for your letterhead and for any church advertisement in Quebec. In addition, if you agree, we suggest that the office of the Primate be encouraged by you to do the same. Our reasons are:
- 1) The title "Eglise Anglicane" means literally the English (Peoples) Church.
- 2) There are many signs to encourage us to believe that we should begin to reach out to the inactive and unchurched Francophone peoples in our Province (P.Q.)
- (3) The identification of us as Episcopal has North American and world-wide identification and with the added "au Quebec" distinguishes us clearly from the Church in the U.S.A. The only risks which we see in this name (title) are: (i) the identification of the non-francophone community of Episcopal (as a word) with the Church in the U.S.A. (ii) the naming of the Church as "au Quebec" could be seen as supporting the nationalist atmosphere in the Province. Our consensus is that at this time a strong name which indicates that we are indigenous to Quebec is important. We also believe if we are to have a french title that it must be easily identified with our world-wide communion.]
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada - Name
Anglican Church of Canada - Name in French
French/English Project
Anglicans, French-speaking - Canada
Quebec (Province) - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Eglise Episcopale du Canada
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Referral of Resolutions to NEC

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Date
1992 June 18-26
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 119
Date
1992 June 18-26
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 119
Mover
Ven. J. Boyles
Seconder
Mr. R. Welch
Text
That this General Synod refer the remaining 21 resolutions to the National Executive Council, without recommendation.
Resolution A-83 - Terms of Reference, Committee on Ministry
That Section 4f) of Appendix B of the Handbook be repealed, and replaced by:
f) recommend policy to the General Synod on human resources development, particularly in the areas of employment, appointment and support of lay or ordained persons engaged in ministry in the Church.
Resolution B-12 - Family
That, in light of the 1988 Lambeth Conference document "The Truth Shall Make You Free - Living Together in Families," this General Synod request the Program Committee of the Anglican Church of Canada to continue to facilitate and build a network that will enjoin dioceses and parish churches in Canada to develop and implement significant family ministry in the routine life and work of the Church.
Resolution B-13 - Sexual Molestation and Abuse
That General Synod recognize that sexual molestation and abuse of young persons by some church personnel while administering church programs has occurred and deeply regrets that the pastoral needs of some victims and their families have not been met; and furthermore
that General Synod direct the Program Committee to examine this issue and produce a comprehensive protocol for responding to reports of sexual molestation and abuse of young persons by some church personnel and that this protocol be circulated to all dioceses of the Anglican Church of Canada.
Resolution B-19A - Support of Theological Education
That this General Synod approve in principle that financial support of training for all forms of ministry is the responsibility of the national church (in partnership with other levels of the church); and ask the National Executive Council to seek ways and means of implementing this responsibility.
Resolution C-10 - Constitutional Accord
That this General Synod encourage the leaders of our Federal, Provincial and Territorial governments to continue working together in a spirit of consultation, openness and consensus towards a new society, expressed in a constitutional accord, that recognizes the aspirations of the Province of Quebec and of the aboriginal peoples.
Resolution C-12 - Inter-Anglican Information Network
That this General Synod direct the National Executive Council to request the Program Committee to make funds available for the next three years for the development of telecommunications within the Anglican Church of Canada to connect all National and Diocesan offices and provide support for (IAIN) the Inter-Anglican Information Network.
Resolution C-13 - Vancouver School of Theology/Native Ministries Consortium Funding
That this General Synod:
a) commend the initiative taken by the Native Ministries Consortium and the Vancouver School of Theology for providing a Master of Divinity degree by extension for persons engaged in native ministry; and
b) direct the National Executive Council to work with the Native Ministries Consortium and the Vancouver School of Theology to ensure that adequate long term funding for this program is established.
Resolution C-14 - Income Tax Deductions
1) petition the Federal Government to make appropriate changes to the Canadian Income Tax Act which would allow credit for Charitable Donations equal to credit for Political Party Donations, i.e. 50% of first $250 and 75% thereafter up to 20% of net income;
2) request dioceses to submit similar petitions to the Federal Government;
3) encourage parishes and individual members to write to their Members of Parliament concerning this resolution requesting their support.
Resolution C-18 - General Synod Elections
That this General Synod direct the National Executive Council to request the Organization Committee to consider:
i) scheduling elections at General Synod toward the end of the session; and
ii) methods by which photographs and information about candidates might be made available to the members of Synod prior to the elections.
Resolution C-20 - Search for Healing Video
That this General Synod commend to the church the video "Search for Healing" and accompanying study guide; and encourage dioceses to make copies available for use in parishes.
Resolution C-21 - Ministere Francophone
Ressolu que ce Synode General de L'Eglise Anglicane du Canada affirme son apui pour le ministre actuel des francophones dans l'eglise et dirige le conseil executif de l'eglise national de consulter les communautes et paroisses francophones de notre eglise au sujet de nom francais de notre eglise et des autres moyens d'encourager davantage leur travail et de presenter une rapport de cette consultation au Synode General de 1995.
Be it resolved that this General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada affirm its support for our French speaking congregations and parishes and direct the National Executive Council to consult them on the subject of the name of the church in French and other means of assisting their ministry and that a report of this consultation be presented to the 1995 General Synod.
Resolution C-22 - NEC Membership
That the following proposal be referred to the Organization Committee for consideration and recommendation to the next session of General Synod; namely:
to amend Section 35a) of the Constitution of General Synod by deleting the items numbered vi) and viii) [there being no number vii)] and replacing them by:
vi) one bishop (or bishop-elect), clerical member or lay member from each diocese, but no less than six in total from each ecclesiastical province, elected by the members of the Orders of Bishops, Clergy and Laity from each ecclesiastical province meeting together, provided that the members from each province shall select two bishops and, as nearly as possible, equal numbers of clerical and lay members.
vii) additional clerical and lay members elected at large by the General Synod so that the total number of clerical and lay members elected under subsections vi) and vii) shall be sixteen of each order.
Resolution C-23 - Abolition of the Long Range Planning Committee
That subsection 35b) of the Constitution of General Synod be amended by deleting from the list of committee chairpersons, the words "Long Range Planning Committee."
Resolution C-24 - Hunger and Poverty in Canada
That this General Synod commend to the Church at all levels the goal of committing a minimum of 10% of budgets to implement the mandate of our Lord to care for the least of our brothers and sisters.
Resolution C-25 - Hunger and Poverty in Canada
That this General Synod call upon the Government of Canada to:
a) remove the limitations on the Canada Assistance Plan in the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario;
b) eliminate child hunger by the year 1996 and adopt the goal of eradicating child and family poverty by the year 2000; and
c) establish an all party committee dedicated to developing ways and means of eliminating hunger in Canada.
Resolution C-26 - Hunger and Poverty in Canada
That this General Synod direct the National Executive Council to request Program Committee to:
a) develop ways of monitoring the depth of poverty and hunger in each of the dioceses of Canada, so that people of commitment and faith can reflect on social injustice and plan ways by which injustices can be rectified;
b) develop programs designed to assist the Church at all levels in making an effective response toward eliminating poverty and hunger; and to
c) develop a parish partner system for the purpose of working toward a relationship of trust and reconciliation between suburban and inner city parishes, urban and rural parishes and parishes with different resources, so that each may learn of the other's realities.
Resolution C-27 - Use of Official and Other Languages
i) affirm and encourage the continued use of both English and French, as well as other represented languages as appropriate, in the worship and business of General Synod, with translation into English provided where English is not the language chosen for use; and
ii) direct the National Executive Council to ensure that, beginning with the 34th General Synod, printed forms of worship include English and French as well as other languages selected for use.
Resolution C-28 - Disposition of Frozen Human Embryos
1) Refer the Interim Report on the Disposition of Frozen Human Embryos, which was requested by Act 75 of General Synod 1989 and presented at the Doctrine and Worship Information Dialogue, to the Doctrine and Worship Committee for review and presentation to the National Executive Council, so that it might be made available to the church and the wider community; and
2) Direct the National Executive Council, in consultation with the Doctrine and Worship Committee, to appoint a working group to examine the recommendations of the Royal Commission on New Reproductive Technologies.
Resolution C-29 - Standing Committee Terms
That section 41f) of the Constitution of the General Synod be amended by:
i) deleting the words "except in unusual circumstances", and
ii) changing the word "two" to "three."
Resolution C-30 - Video Coverage of General Synod
That this General Synod request the National Executive Council to undertake an evaluation of the effectiveness of the video and television coverage of this General Synod.
Resolution C-31 - Licencing of Clergy
That this General Synod request the Organization Committee to continue its study of licencing.
CARRIED Act 119
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. Committee on Ministry
Family - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Child abuse - Canada
Child abuse - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Child molesting - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada - Clergy - Sexual behavior
Sexual abuse - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Theological colleges - Canada
Theological education - Anglican Church of Canada
Canada - Constitution - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Claims - Anglican Church of Canada
Quebec (Province) - Politics and government - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Inter Anglican Information Network (IAIN)
Church and computers - Anglican Church of Canada
Telecommunication in religion - Anglican Church of Canada
Vancouver Forum (Television program)
Vancouver School of Theology
Native Ministries Consortium
Theological Education by Extension (TEE)
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Anglican Church of Canada
Internal revenue - Canada
Taxation - Canada
Charities - Law and legislation - Canada
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod
Search for Healing [Videorecording]
Anglican Church of Canada - Residential schools
Anglican Church of Canada - Name in French
French language - Canada
Anglicans, French-speaking - Canada
Multiculturalism - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada. National Executive Council - Membership
Anglican Church of Canada. Long Range Planning Committee
Hunger - Canada
Hunger - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Poverty - Canada
Poverty - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
City churches - Anglican Church of Canada
Rural churches - Anglican Church of Canada
Languages - Religious aspects - Christianity
Frozen human embryos - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Reproductive technology - Canada
Reproductive technology - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada - Committees
Mass media in religion - Anglican Church of Canada
Television in religion - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada - Clergy - Discipline
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod (33rd : 1992 : Toronto, Ont.) - Resolutions
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Report of the Organization Committee

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official321
Date
1983 June
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 75
Date
1983 June
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 75
Mover
Chancellor H.R.S. Ryan
Seconder
Rt. Rev. F.F. Nock
Text
"That Canon I be repealed and the following enacted in its place:
CANON I: NAME OF THE CHURCH
The name of the Church is in English, `The Anglican Church of Canada', and in French, `L'Eglise Episcopale du Canada'."
The motion was put and CARRIED Act 75
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Constitution. Canon I
Anglican Church of Canada - Name
Anglican Church of Canada - Name in French
Eglise Episcopale du Canada
Anglicans, French-speaking - Canada
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